T-Mobile begins to take pre-orders for the BlackBerry Curve 9360 BlackBerry 7 smartphone. The new BlackBerry smartphone will be available in two color finishes, black and merlot. The BlackBerry Curve 9360 features a wide 2.4-inch screen, full QWERTY keypad and navigation track-pad, a 5-megapixel camera with flash, video recorder and Wi-Fi connectivity. The next generation BlackBerry Curve smartphone comes with the latest release of BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) pre-loaded and now extends the real time BBM experience to a range of other apps, such as Foursquare, allowing users to easily interact with each other from within the ?BBM connected? app.
The BlackBerry Curve 9360 is expected to be available in an exclusive pre-sale for T-Mobile business customers beginning today, Sept. 21. The smartphone will be available in the black color finish at T-Mobile retail stores and at select dealers and national retailers nationwide starting Sept. 28 and is expected to be available in an exclusive merlot color finish starting Oct. 12. The BlackBerry Curve 9360 is expected to cost $79.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate card, with a two-year service agreement and qualifying classic voice and data plan.